Rebound In Equities, Crypto; Surge In Bond Yields, Dollar Index – Markets At This Hour

Global stocks staged a recovery on Friday despite the anxiety surrounding monetary policy tightening. Here is a snapshot of the markets across stocks, currencies, bonds, commodities and cryptocurrencies.

Asian stocks finished with gains. European indices have also advanced from Thursday’s levels. American stock futures are in mild positive territory. The Dollar Index again touched a fresh 52-week high. Bond yields continued to surge. Crude prices continued to increase on supply concerns, after the EU proposed a ban on Russian coal. Gold edged down as risk-on sentiment was revived. Cryptocurrencies moved up in tandem with stock price movements.

Stock Indexes:

DJIA (US30) at 34,668.30, up 0.24%
S&P 500 (US500) at 4,510.70 up 0.23%
Germany’s DAX at 14,243.98, up 1.18%
U.K.’s FTSE 100 at 7,622.41, up 0.93%
France’s CAC 40 at 6,538.12, up 1.18%
Euro Stoxx 50 at 3,850.45, up 1.27%
Japan’s Nikkei 225 at 26,985.80, up 0.36%
Australia’s S&P ASX 200 at 7,478.00, up 0.47%
China’s Shanghai Composite at 3,251.85, up 0.47%
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng at 21,872.01, up 0.29%

Currencies:

EURUSD at 1.0873, down 0.05%
GBPUSD at 1.3040 down 0.25%
USDJPY at 124.09, up 0.14%
AUDUSD at 0.7458, down 0.28%
USDCAD at 1.2595, up 0.05%
Dollar Index at 99.86, up 0.11%

Ten-Year Govt Bond Yields:

U.S. at 2.689%, up 1.30%
Germany at 0.6815%, up 0.22%
France at 1.239%, up 1.85%
U.K. at 1.7375%, up 0.49%
Japan at 0.225%, up 0.00%

Commodities:

Crude Oil WTI Futures (May) at $96.87, up 0.87%
Brent Oil Futures (June) at $101.36, up 0.78%
Gold Futures (Jun) at $1,931.30, down 0.34%

Cryptocurrencies:

Bitcoin at $43,744.75, up 0.56%
Ethereum at $3,291.80, up 2.12%
BNB at $433.55, up 0.85%
Solana at $119.31, up 2.54%
XRP at $0.7856, up 1.08%

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